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A CHIPPIE UPDATE
Chippie and her new friend Joey are BFFs
Chippie has been E-tube fed for 6 weeks in order to make her healthy enough to have surgery to remove the blockage in her esophagus. When the tube was emplaced she weighed 4.1 lbs. and was very weak. She now weighs 6.2 lbs, is full of energy and acting like the 10 month old puppy that she is.
Her surgery has been scheduled for May 12. She will have to stay in the hospital at least three days in intensive care, where she can be watched around the clock.
The inflatable blue donut around Chippie's neck protects the feeding tube opening. The cost of her surgery and intensive care is estimated to cost between $4,000 and $6,000. That's a whole lot more money than ECR can gather on its own. Please help.
Running of the Chihuahuas
The weather played a dirty trick May 1.
So we had to postpone our biggest and best event ever! We sure hope you can make it to the new date:
SUNDAY, MAY 15
1 pm - 3 pm
Arroyo del Oso Park
Soccer Field #1
7001 Osuna Road
It will be a day full of fun and games with dog races, prizes, vendors, drawings, food and more!
We welcome Chihuahuas and Chihuahua Wannabe's less than 15 pounds to participate in the races. There is a $10 entry fee.
All proceeds will go to the Chippie Fund. Her surgery is scheduled for May 12.
MEET N' GREET CALENDAR
Call ahead if you'd like to meet a particular dog from our Available Dogs page, 505-275-7283.
Saturday, May 7, PetCo, on Lomas near Eubank. Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, May 13, 14, PetSmart, on Mercantile Ave. near I-25 and Montano.
National Adoption Weekend *
Friday - 3:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday - 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
*If you have an Adoption Pending please come during these hours to get your paperwork. PetSmart is giving a special donation for adoptions this weekend.
Sunday, May 15, (Rescheduled)
RUNNING OF THE CHIHUAHUAS
1 pm - 3 pm
Arroyo del Oso Park, 7001 Osuna Rd, Albuquerque, Soccer Field #1
Saturday, May 21, Pet Vet & Market, 11200 Montgomery Blvd. NE.
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, PetCo Westside, Old Airport Ave. Cottonwood area.
Time: 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 28, PetSmart, on Mercantile Ave. near I-25 and Montano. Time: 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m
A Giant Thank You To
Animal Lovers Auction Group
This national organization sponsored a Flash Auction online to help with the cost of Chippie's surgery. They just presented our president with a check for over